Here you can come and learn about Costa Rica's past, from pre-Colonial days up to the recent past. Exhibitions of geology ... More
Museo Nacional de Costa Rica
Here you can come and learn about Costa Rica's past, from pre-Colonial days up to the recent past. Exhibitions of geology are also on show. As usual in Central America, the pre-Columbian artifacts steal the show, with their marvelous carvings and masterful depictions of indigenous mythology and religion. The actual building in which the Museo Nacional de Costa Rica (National Museum of Costa Rica) is housed is quite interesting in itself; it is a former military building, and retains a feel of barracks.
This museum (called "el MAC") is committed to preserving the national arts heritage of Costa Rica. It holds two separate
collections, one of Costa Rican art and another for foreign art works. The national collection includes approximately 2,575 pieces, ...
The Lonely Planet long standing favorite is the hub for travelers in Costa Rica a relaxing place in the busy
San Jose to meet people from all around the world. \'Brand new dormitories and double rooms\'Facilities: Swimming pool, Huge ...